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Standards in Scotland’s Schools etc. Act 2000

Pre-school children

Section 34 – Guidance to education authorities as respects discharge of certain functions

77.Section 34 gives the Scottish Ministers the power to issue guidance to local authorities about their functions in relation to pre-school education. This covers their power under section 33(2) of the Act to charge fees, as well as their pre-school functions under the 1980 Act.

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